FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

ACTION PLAN (School Shorts Program)

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SCHOOL PROGRAM – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form

In this series of shorts our characters find themselves in unexpected predicaments in their effort to overcome daily challenges.

To pursue talent with courage and conviction? Check! In one short, over-extended Sadie wishes there were three of her to get all her homework and household chores done. But be careful what you wish for... In another short, a bored peacock prince seeks solace in eating - but his diet is so unhealthy and his job is so sedentary. One day, inspired by an expert, he changes his lifestyle. He sets off on a daily quest. He will find the reward is richer than he ever imagined.

Shorts Program Duration: 57 minutes

Grades: K-2

Themes: Dreamers and doers; personal persistence; trying new things; managing expectations.

Language: This program is presented in English, Nonverbal, and French with English subtitles.

Geoblocking Notice: This program is only available in the Chicagoland area.

TO GERARD (Short Film)

Synopsis: When a girl learns a secret from a new friend, she's inspired to pursue her passion.

Program Type: School Program and Public Program – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form

Geoblocking Notice: This film is only available in the Chicagoland area.

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  • Director
    Taylor Meacham
  • Producer
    Jeff Hermann